ABOUT THE COLLECTION
“I’ve been passionate about textiles for as long as I can remember, so having my own collection is a dream come true,” says Los Angeles interior designer Schuyler Samperton.
Schuyler grew up in Washington, DC the daughter of an award-winning architect, and later studied art history and decorative arts at Trinity College, NYU and Parsons School of Design. Her fabric designs are inspired by everything from centuries-old textile documents to the vibrant Indian patterns found in her mother’s scarves and her father’s pocket squares. “I gravitate towards fabrics that look old and exotic with a handmade quality,” Schuyler says. “And fresh, unexpected color combinations always draw me in.”
Part of the fun of designing her own collection was rummaging through the textiles she’s collected since her teens: vintage susanis, Moroccan tent borders, antique Japanese kimonos, remnants of English chintz, etc.
“I love color and even in a neutral space, I definitely inject texture,” says Schuyler. “I want my own fabrics to look bold, exuberant and different - the kinds of things you wouldn’t find anywhere else but are always looking for. Saturated and unusual are my guiding principles, but the collection is tightly curated too,” Schuyler adds. “Every shade and pattern has a friend in the line.”
Los Angeles-based designer Schuyler Samperton is best known for her modern-classic style — an imaginative blend of low-key and elegant pieces with a youthful, West coast flair. Vogue Living showcased her as one of "Today’s Tastemakers" in its 2006 inaugural issue. Schuyler’s work has also been featured in Vogue, Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, W, InStyle, and the Los Angeles Times.
In 2003, House Beautiful listed her among "America’s Top Young Designers."
Schuyler launched her interior design career through a four-year stint with legendary celebrity decorator Michael S. Smith. While managing many of his high-end residential projects across the country, she also styled and produced photo shoots of his work for leading interior magazines.
Her background includes six years as a publicist for the Fox Broadcasting Company.